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Women and Hollywood


Melissa Silverstein is the founder and editor of Women and Hollywood, one of the most respected sites for issues related to women and film as well as other areas of pop culture. Women and Hollywood educates, advocates, and agitates for gender parity across the entertainment industry.

She is also the co-founder and Artistic Director of The Athena Film Festival. The 5th annual festival will take place from February 5-8, 2015 at Barnard College in NYC.

Melissa recently published the first book from Women and Hollywood, In Her Voice: Women Directors Talk Directing, which is a compilation of over 40 interviews that have appeared on the site.

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Forbes Names World's 100 Most Powerful Women

Forbes has just named the World's 100 Most Poweful Women of 2013. And it's a very impressive list. It includes women in politics like Angela Merkel, the chancellor of Germany who was number one, Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama, women in technology like Marissa Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg and many other areas like philanthropy, business and fashion.
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  • May 23, 2013 12:41 PM
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